Tag Archives: Forest Circle Quest

As Re Quest-ed


The theme of Quest for the current photo challenge strikes a particular chord with me, and is write up my street! I have regarded each composition I started writing as a quest adventure for myself and the listener, and each novel was not … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ABANDONED, AND RIDING WRITING CYCLES


I feel guilty that no sooner had I received the notification below than I virtually abandoned my blog.  OK, I know that this number of followers is no big deal, and it has taken me an awfully long time, but … Continue reading

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Down three ‘rabbit holes’.


The SidevieW ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ theme brings to mind not only the entrance to Wonderland, but reminds one of the wardrobe of the Narnia books, the train platform for Hogwarts, and many more.  I thought I’d take the opportunity … Continue reading

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DRAGONS THAT DON’T DRAG ON


  Will I never learn?  For ages now, I have drafted all posts in Word and then copied them.  Today I decided to cut corners and write the post directly on WordPress.   Inevitably, I had all but finished it when … Continue reading

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BOOK LAUNCH A REAL BLAST


The launch of Lupa, Freedom Fighter and Forest Circle Quest certainly went off with a bang last evening.  There were flashes of genius, there was a-peal, a crashing bore it was not – although definitely with crashes – and there … Continue reading

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STRANGE FRIEND-IN-AIRPORT DAY.


           In my youth an airport was more usually known as an aerodrome or just ‘drome’. Today is a palindrome in numbers – done the old way, at any rate. We have 21022012. If you take … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ABSENSE OF RHYME


 If it suddenly up-pairs That I have become quite scares, I’ll be busy: that’s the troof; Don’t believe me? I have proof! I hope this fills you with ANTICIPATION.  *sniggers squeakily in self-satisfactification at having covered the theme so easily with a right-side … Continue reading

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